Middle East

  • A boy walks on a damaged Syrian Army tank, belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, near Idlib October 2, 2012.
  • A Turkish soldier is reflected on a mirror as he stands guard on top of an armoured personnel carrier on the Turkish-Syrian border, October 4, 2012.
  • A woman wearing a sign on her head that reads "No Harassment" takes part in a protest against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood and in support of women rights in Cairo October 4, 2012.
  • Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi (2nd R) kisses the national flag during his visit to the tomb of former President Anwar al-Sadat for the anniversary of Egypt's October 6, 1973 surprise attack, in Cairo October 4, 2012.
  • Shadows of participants holding balloons are cast on a street at an annual parade during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem October 4, 2012.
  • On October 1, 2012, Israeli-Arab protesters chant slogans during a demonstration marking the 12th anniversary of clashes between protesters and Israeli security forces which left 13 protesters dead 12 years ago.
  • A woman reads during the launch of a reading initiative in Baghdad September 29, 2012.
  • Iranian smugglers drive a boat loaded with sheep at the Omani port of Khasab September 26, 2012.
  • Businessmen speak to each other during the Cityscape real estate exhibition in Dubai October 2, 2012.
  • South Africa's Chad Le Clos looks up before competing in the men's 50m butterfly heats during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012.

Middle East Images of the Week

Published October 05, 2012


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